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Oct 21, 2012 11:00pm PDT
in the 50s with a basement containing what's left of a california state command and control center. communications gear of all kinds, maps of all the california counties, lists of the shelters in every town all gathering dust now. from this windowless room with 18-inch thick walls, the president of the united states could hunker down and direct rescue operations throughout the state. provided of course that there were still personnel out there to carry out the orders. but soviets developed a rocket capable enough to deliver a bomb, that was the end of evacuation plans. school children had monthly bomb drills. >> we must be ready every day all the time to do the right thing if the atomic bomb explodes. duck and cover. that's the first thing to do. >> as americans learned to duck and cover there was a new emphasis on shelter. survival supplies were stockpiled in large buildings where the public was expectedded to gather during an atomic attack then stay there for days or even weeks to escape nuclear fall out falling particless full of falling debris. kitty brit was a young woman with
Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. >>> october 17 in 1989 the giants were already in series getting ready to host the oakland a's in game three, never before had the bay area's two teams met in the world series. and the sports world was a buzz as fans awaited the ball game. but then something unscheduled changed the course of history. just minutes before the game was to begin, the loma prieta earthquake hit. here's gary cal's report on what happened next. >> downtown san francisco in the background and we zoom in to candle stick park. >> reporter: a
Oct 14, 2012 11:00pm PDT
you're from san francisco. you were born and raised in california. yeah well you have a lot of that too. you're near the sea. and not as -- it's not as bountiful here you know. >> reporter: connery's production company was named fountain bridge after the neighborhood where he was raised. >> what has been your greatest challenge? >> i think everything one does ends up being some kind of challenge. >> when we come back on a second look, pierce brosland talks about playing james bond. >>> a bit later it was more than a movie trick. this jet pack actually worked the way it appeared on thunder ball. why shop t.j.maxx and marshalls? one. you get all the awesome brand names. two. you get them for less than department stores, and that's awesome. three. she'll think you look stylish and awesome. four. you'll actually be awesome, which is awesome. t.j.maxx and marshalls. two awesome ways to score. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to w
Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
>>> up next on a second look, he served as alameda county district attorney. california governor, and chief justice of the united states. we remember earl warren, his crusade against the kukluxklan and his reforms that helped shape the nation. all ahead tonight on a second look. >>> good evening and welcome to a second look. i'm julie haener. tomorrow is the first monday in october the day that the united states supreme court begins its new session each year. tonight we revisit the lives and times of one of the most controversial chief justices in history. earl warren. warren served from 1963 to 1969. but before he was chief justice, warren was governor of california. and before that, the district attorney in alameda county. he was appointed d.a. in 1925 and elected three times after that. and as faith spanta reports in 2000, one of the most important things he did was to fight the kukluxklan in alameda county. >> reporter: 1,500 masked men in white robes and 500 initiates gather. >> are you a native born white gentile american? will you strive for the maintenance of the supremac
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